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Job Summary: ITS is in need of an Information Security Officer (ISO) to establish and maintain a university wide information security management program to ensure that information assets are adequately protected. Information is emerging as one of the university’s most valuable assets and we need a senior leader to make sure we protect the integrity of our information and the privacy for students, faculty, staff and members of our larger community. The ISO will be part of the ITS management team and regularly interact with all stakeholders on campus from the President’s Cabinet to individual students, faculty and staff members.
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Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status.
Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, business administration or a technology-related field.
Minimum 10 years of experience in a combination of risk management, information security and IT jobs. At least four must be in a management/project management role. Employment history must demonstrate increasing levels of responsibility.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills, and the ability to communicate security and risk-related concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences.
Proven track record and experience in developing information security policies and procedures, as well as successfully executing programs that meet the objectives of excellence in a dynamic environment.
Poise and ability to act calmly and competently in high-pressure, high-stress situations.
Must be a critical thinker, with strong problem-solving skills.
A working knowledge of information security practices and concepts of intrusion detection/prevention, access controls and risk analysis.
Exhibit excellent analytical skills, the ability to manage multiple projects under strict timelines, as well as the ability to work well in a demanding, dynamic environment and meet overall objectives.
Project management skills: financial/budget management, scheduling and resource management.
Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams to achieve tactical and strategic goals.
High level of personal integrity, as well as the ability to professionally handle confidential matters, and show an appropriate level of judgment and maturity.
High degree of initiative, dependability and ability to work with little supervision.
Extensive experience in delivering clear written and verbal communication to customers on all levels of the organization.
Strong leadership skills and ability to influence cultural change within direct area of ownership and across the broader organization.
Proven team builder with demonstrated ability to manage employee development and performance.